Sugihara house


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Sugihara house

The building is named after Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, acclaimed for saving the lives of 10,000 Lithuanian, Polish and German Jews during WWII, by issuing Japanese visas for them. The museum exhibits all the important moments of his and the refugees' lives, shedding light on the years of the war as well as its aftermath.

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Abundant in beautiful landmarks and interesting museums, Kaunas has a remarkable cultural heritage that celebrates Lithuania's eventful history.